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Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
focusing on the economy. the president is calling on congress to increase the minimum wage. he argues growing income inequality and stagnant wages threaten upward mobility and retirement security. >> i believe this is the defining challenge of our time, making sure our economy works for every working american. ran for president, the center of last year's campaign, to drive everything i do in this office. >> we will have highlights and reaction tonight at 5:00. >> the health care law is getting a grilling on capitol hill. there is a live look there. partners atur news politico have learned that 29,000 people signed up on healthcare.gov signed up on sunday. that's more than the entire several october. intersections closed because of a gas leak in tysons cner. the gas line broke near cambridge road. drivers are being asked to avoid that area. the judiciary and public safety committee holding a hearing. they are focusing on the vacancies in paramedics and fire in umass. they will also look at a scathing audit. the audit found that the vehicles are in generally poor have been in dis
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
been helping the economy. >>> more problems for j.c. penney. the sec asking the struggling retailer for more information on a stock sale last september where it sold $932 million of new shares in an effort to help fund its turn around. and, let's talk cold, -- kohl's, there are several locations around the area. they're pulling out all the stops with heavy promotions to drum up sales. how to for the first time ever, they will stay open 6:00 p.m. christmas eve. >>> and, it is party time for manicism companies. more employers are throwing year-end bashes. >> thank you. >> we have a horrible story of animal callity to tell you about. >> a man accused of even killing them. we will have that still ahead on good morning, washington. it >> welcome back at 4:40. i know, this morning i almost went back inside and threw the coat on the couch. and he though it was a light coat, you certainly didn't need it. >> i was, like, why is it wet out here, did it rain? >> jacqui was telling you it was going to rain. >> i know. >> you did listen to nothing i said? >> i did, i just didn't know if it was c
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
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ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:35pm EST
. >> when we look at the polls, we still see that people care much more about jobs, the economy and domestic issues than any foreign policy issues. the current climate is still such that people aren't really worried about what is happening in iran as much as their backyard. >> quickly, joe biden is going on an asian tour at a time when things are really critical with china and japan. >> you will be landing in tokyo to remind his friends in asia, china, japan, south korea that they aren't being neglected. stays calmerything over there. >> thank you. >> tonight's game has wrapped up at fedex field between the redskins and the giants. it came down to the wire and sadly, the redskins continued their losing streak. britt mchenry with the details. >> it has been a tough one. depressing for washington fans than the actual game tonight has to be this spot. sorry, guys. projected difficulty of the schedule, the skins are projected to have the second overall pick in next year's trapped. wait for it, it goes to st. louis for that rg iii pick trade. write down the field, alfred , 7-0 skins and
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
today, the dow closing up nearly 200 points. why? thanks to the latest news about the economy, and jobs in america. we learned today that last month's 203,000 new jobs were created, better than experts predicted. and look at the unemployment rate. down to 7%. and that's the lowest level since president obama took office, the lowest unemployment rate now in five years. >>> on the subject of jobs, our made in america team is back tonight. and thousands of you have already told us, you are in, and ready to buy american made gifts. it's this christmas season. what a gift to give. even just one thing could help create thousands of new jobs right here at home. you are signing up to give american workers a merry christmas, and abc's anchor david muir, captain of the team with us tonight. >> diane, we have reported on clothing right here, asking the simple question is anything made here in america any more. well, tonight not only are these jeans made here, this number right here is about to reveal everything. right down to the farmer, who grew the cotton. this week, our kickoff, made in am
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
can empower more... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. the carolina hurricanes came to town and blue the capitals away tonight. they kept the pressure on for the entire game. they got 26 shots. he got things rolling. skinner shoots it through a keyhole. carolina. no chance. it was still going in the second half. lookout. here he comes again. not their best game. carolina if the capitals. syracuse blasted indiana. it was georgia tech over illinois. unbeaten buckeyes are favored. maryland is 5-2. they are coming up to the tournament. >> they're going to test this. we knew that. we are much more competitive today than we were a few months ago. we are going to see how well we can do against a big-time team. >> this week is all about this team. they scored with a career-high. he was the difference maker. 81-63. the pit
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 11:30pm EST
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ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
a revving economy andheir hometown. >> what about arriving that on a thursday?- daylight dachshund daylight thursday? thursday?ike time lapse.he but onw will be pleasant the cloudy side through the region tomorrow afternoon. lily perr sent in by en. a gorgeous pictures shared on our facebook page. we are in the 40's now with on unset. the winds light out of the southeast. that will be the mechanism to warm us up even more in the next couple of days. this is 56 and 41. 51 and 36 the averages just a year ago today. the record high as 71 at reagan national airport, not quite there today. chilly in the northeast but mild to the south and carolina center the mid-south. far enough west and did west, it is beyond cold. that airmass will chill and deepen and move eastward and sooner or later, we will have to deal with very cold temperatures again but not right yet. we will see the mild temperatures tomorrow and then a push of warm air ahead of the cold front wishing us into the middle 60's on thursday. and dragging in the cold front slowly moving across. after we get through friday, a lot
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
today, we get an important reading on the health of the u.s. economy, as the government releases the monthly jobs report. one survey found private companies added 215,000 jobs last month, beating expectations. >> looking at today's weather. rainy in the northeast. icy from the great lakes into texas. below zero in the northern plains. it will be even normally toasty. l.a. will stay in the 50s. >>> finally this morning, a parting tribute to nelson mandela. >> the leader, the pioneer and one of the world's most influential icons remembered this morning across the globe from people of all walks of life. >> for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands. >> it was tremendous. it was just tremendous. there was a lot of excitement. the electricity in the air. and he was truly one of the great, great heroes of our time. >> i just want to say, it's extremely sad and tragic news. we're reminded what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. >> he showed us, with the clerk and the african in a how to build a nation
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
you all very much. >>> when we come back, the economy is coming back. so many americans left behind. we'll taken to debate of inequality and fair wages. and james carville and mary matalin join our roundtable. >>> and a once-in-a-lifetime interview with nelson mandela from our archives. >> they were very harsh. and then i responded to my colleagues that look, we must fight and fight from the beginning. >> his secrets to survival in our "sunday spotlight." ♪ [ daughter ] my dad always talks about the deal he and mom made with me when i was ten. he said, "you get the grades to go to college -- and we'll help out with the schoolf your choice." well, i got the grades and, with dad's planning and a lot of hard work, i'm graduating today with a degree in marine biology. i'm so thankful and excited about the future. [ male announcer ] for strategies on how to help your family achieve financial success, visit pacificlife.com. on how to help your family achieve financial success, every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
about. >> the wall street journal sayss the president is moving left on ththe economy to cover up t failures of obamacare. income inequality was enough to get the yor of new york elected. >> income inequality is a reality. you can't argue about it. it is deningng. the realality is, first of all that the financial sector of the country has gotten bigger and more important anand has bier slice of thehe pie. basilly we are responsible for alall of the pain and all of the dislocation american suffered in the financial crisis and d has done this well since that time. the median incncome, household income, has leveled off or even fallen. the president t is speing the truth. one could say because of health care, whwhatever. this is the central question of our time. if you take american mobility, which s fallen, that somebody born to deprivation, the opportunity and education to rise, we are less abable to do that then were. we have to reclaim that appeared -- that. >> i think we have to back to something else, obama took office and literally wasted two years doing almost nothing while medi
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
away from health care overhaul and to the nation's economy. >> he returned to the team from his campaigns, reducing income inequality starting with they change in the minimum wage. rebecca cooper is outside the arc where the president laid his plans. >> it is the townhall education arts and recreation campus built here in anacostia. the president deliberately chose to come here today to talk about the growing problem of income inequality in the united states. calling on congress to raise the minimum wage, the president said it is time to reduce the gap between rich and poor recently cited by the pope. >> this increasing inequality is most pronounced in our country. it challenges the very essence of who we are as a people. >> he has asked congress to boost the minimum wage to closer to $10 an hour. the d.c. changer -- d.c. chamber of congress -- d.c. chamber of commerce has backed a boost and says it puts ecm maryland at a distinct this advantage, competing with the commonwealth for new jobs. >> until the state of virginia does something, it makes us not competitive. what we have
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> and now, the toyota sports desk. a welcome tonight. ohio state and a lack of emotion. inconsistency. there are 63-pointers. six three-pointers. a big time jammer. ohio state spanks maryland. 76-60. eddie jordan and rockers in town. there are five guys in double figures. rutgers. they go to 71 of three on george there are two timeouts. three seconds left on the clock. 3, 2, 1. ballgame. see you. let me take you to virginia. .3% shooting playerts and the only who was in double figures it was for virginia. .yan zimmerman and cal ripken i'llas ryan's board would -- boyhood idol. they also talked about the right-hander. win and goeady to deep in the playoffs. you have to have pitching. four, it gives you a lot of depth. maryland women. eighth-ranked maryland has never big 10 challenge. the men cannot say that. >> this next story cannot wait. you will love this. and oklahoma new station -- news
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> welcome to world news tonight, in the frozen zone, a massive ice storm in the heart of the country. drivers out of control, winter weather from new mexico to maine. hundreds of thousands without power, temperatures drop. >>> celebration of the life of nelson mandela, leaders around the world going to south africa to bid him farewell. >>> made in america. clothes made in america again. and tonight, you can trace your jeans to the farmer who grew the cotton. make it a merry christmas for american jobs.
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
more... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wirireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> now, the toyota sports desk. it is brought to you by toyota dealers. .> i will get to the trade how about the wizards. they won. they close out the month of november winning a 6-8 and now they start out .500. john wall has never been that's as a wizard. singleton had 11 points and john wall had a double double. he had 13 assists and trevor reason had -- trevor r reza had a hot hand. a hot hand. the bottom three ball. john wall, for the first time in his career, the washington are 500. let's go to baseball. the washington wizards made a significant trade with the detroit tigers. they have a 29-year-old which are named doug pfister. her named doug pfister. in the month of december -- september he won 5-0. he said american league record with nine straight strikeouts against kansas city. he had healthy starts and a record of 14-9. he is now a washi
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